obtundent definition

  • noun:
    • A substance which sheathes part, or blunts irritation, usually some bland, greasy, or mucilaginous matter; – nearly just like demulcent.
    • a thing that obtunds.
    • A substance which sheathes part, or blunts irritation, typically some bland, oily, or mucilaginous matter; -- nearly exactly like demulcent.
    • A mucilaginous, greasy, dull material used to protect components from discomfort: almost the same as demulcent.
    • In dentistry, a medicine familiar with blunt or deaden the nerves of a tooth.
  • others:
    • Dulling; blunting.

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